What is included in a 21st-century education?

07/10/2012 | Education Week

A 21st-century education requires the development of cognitive, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills, according to a recent report that seeks to define what is meant by buzzwords such as "deeper learning" and "21st-century skills." Among those skills, researchers say, the most difficult to teach and to assess is the transfer of learning from one discipline to a new concept or idea. The report was released by the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science in Washington.

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